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Alyson Hays - Sunset

My heart strong

Beats with life

Each day fades

With a dying sunset

Burning away

The waning glow

Stops me in my place

I wonder why

When my clock’s last hand

Strikes the end

My death will not

Be as grand


Alyson Hays is a senior at Cameron University pursuing a degree in English. She enjoys journaling, writing short stories, and traveling. She plans to teach English overseas after graduation.



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